West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.21

Call for early weather warning system in hills

Torrential rain and landslides in North Bengal have swivelled the spotlight on the need to augment early warning systems for the fragile hills of Darjeeling. Amar Singh Rai, vice-chairman of Siliguri...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

World  /  Published 04.01.20

Bushfires burn out of control in Australia

Bushfires burned dangerously out of control on Australia’s east coast on Saturday, fanned by high temperatures and strong winds that had firefighters battling to save lives and property, as a change...
By Reuters in Melbourne

Education  /  Published 03.02.20

Aim for the skies

I am pursuing a PhD in meteorology — a study of the atmosphere that focuses on weather processes and forecasting — a field considered quite offbeat in India but not in the United States. My chosen...
By Chandana Chandra

World  /  Published 21.12.19

Sydney fires at emergency levels

Catastrophic conditions fuelled massive bushfires across Australia’s New South Wales state on Saturday, with two blazes around Sydney burning at emergency level, while in South Australia one person ...
By Reuters in Sydney


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